Pregnancy-related diabetes 'more likely with a boy'

Pregnancy-related diabetes 'more likely with a boy'
Risk of gestational diabetes, which produces hyperglycemia in many pregnant women, has been associated with the sex of the fetus in a large new study.
hyperglycemia
21 May 2015

Task force offers recommendations on epilepsy treatments in women and girls

Task force offers recommendations on epilepsy treatments in women and girls
The anti-epilepsy drug valproate should be avoided whenever possible in women who may become pregnant due to a high risk of malformations and ...
epilepsy
19 May 2015

Biology Genetics Molecular biology Science
Heal Your DNA With Your T and A: Thyroid Care

Heal Your DNA With Your T and A: Thyroid Care
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thyroiditis goiter
19 May 2015

Sunshine alone not enough for vitamin D during pregnancy

Sunshine alone not enough for vitamin D during pregnancy
Despite high levels of sunshine, low levels of vitamin D during pregnancy are common in Mediterranean women according to a new study. This finding should ...
vitamin d deficiency
19 May 2015

Research
Maternal obesity compromises babies' immune system at time of birth

Maternal obesity compromises babies' immune system at time of birth
Maternal obesity is linked to several adverse health outcomes for the infant that can persist into adulthood. But when does the immune system of babies ...
overweight obesity
18 May 2015

Study characterizes the incidence and effects of severe kidney injury during pregnancy

Study characterizes the incidence and effects of severe kidney injury during pregnancy
Many affected women and their babies have good outcomesHighlights In Ontario, Canada, the incidence of acute kidney injury that requires dialysis is 1 in ...
acute kidney injury
15 May 2015

Study characterizes effects of severe kidney injury during pregnancy

Study characterizes effects of severe kidney injury during pregnancy
The incidence of acute kidney injury that requires dialysis is 1 in 10,000 pregnancies, a new Canadian study reports; otherwise healthy women who acquire a...
acute kidney injury
15 May 2015

Public health
Genome-wide DNA study shows lasting impact of malnutrition in early pregnancy

Genome-wide DNA study shows lasting impact of malnutrition in early pregnancy
Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and Leiden University in the Netherlands found that children whose mothers were ...
malnutrition
15 May 2015

General surgery
General Surgery Safe for Pregnant Women, Study Shows

General Surgery Safe for Pregnant Women, Study Shows
Compared with women who are not pregnant, those who are pregnant have no significant difference in postoperative complications after general surgery, ...
postoperative complications
14 May 2015

General surgery
No difference in post-op complications for pregnant women undergoing general surgery

No difference in post-op complications for pregnant women undergoing general surgery
Pregnant women who undergo general surgical procedures appear to have no significant difference in postoperative complications compared with women who are ...
postoperative complications
13 May 2015

Video: Wife surprises husband with pregnancy after 5 years of infertility

Video: Wife surprises husband with pregnancy after 5 years of infertility
Watch this video that has now gone viral of a woman surprising her husband with the joyous news that...
infertility
12 May 2015

Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy

Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy
Title: Hypothyroidism During PregnancyCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 11/30/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/12/2015 ...
hypothyroidism
12 May 2015

Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight

Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight
Smoking, gaining too much weight in pregnancy linked to obesity in childrenSource: Related MedlinePlus Page:
obesity
12 May 2015

Agencies Make Infertility Treatment Affordable For Low-Income Women

Agencies Make Infertility Treatment Affordable For Low-Income Women
By Julia HaskinsTrying to conceive a child isn’t just emotionally draining. It can also be a financial burden, especially for ...
infertility
11 May 2015

Science
Honoring the Choices: Infertility

Honoring the Choices: Infertility
It has taken me almost 18 years to completely come to terms with my experience with infertility. Secondary infertility, actually, which has its own cruel ...
infertility
11 May 2015

The Misconceptions of Not Breastfeeding

The Misconceptions of Not Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is a topic of conversation all over the world for numerous reasons. The biggest disappointment in regards to this topic is how the mothers ...
polycystic ovary syndrome
11 May 2015

Frankie Bridge on suffering Kate Middleton's condition during pregnancy

Frankie Bridge on suffering Kate Middleton's condition during pregnancy
The Saturdays star, who is married to footballer Wayne Bridge, suffered hyperemesis gravidarum in the early stages of her pregnancy, which she admits ...
hyperemesis gravidarum
11 May 2015

10 Things Childfree Women Want Their Friends To Know

10 Things Childfree Women Want Their Friends To Know
I'll admit it. Now that I have kids and am knee-deep in parenting, I forget that not everybody cares about my kids as much as I do. Not everybody ...
infertility
11 May 2015

Pregnant woman, 8-year-old attacked by rabid fox

Pregnant woman, 8-year-old attacked by rabid fox
A pregnant woman and an 8-year-old boy are undergoing treatments for rabies after police said they were attacked by a rabid fox.
rabies
08 May 2015